Maple Highways acquires EPE in India

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Maple Highways, created by global investment group CDPQ, has acquired Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) that encircles the National Capital Region (NCR) in India. It is also known as Kundli–Ghaziabad–Palwal Expressway (KGP Expressway).

The Expressway is a 135 km, six-lane highway operational since 2018. Its design and development were done by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). It starts from Kundli near Sonipat passing through Baghpat, Ghaziabad, and Noida districts in Uttar Pradesh and Faridabad district in Haryana before it rejoins the Western Peripheral Expressway near Dholagarh, Palwal. The project's estimated cost was INR110 billion (US$1.36 billion).

The expressway is India's first Intelligent Transport System (ITS). It is fully solar-powered, equipped with a drip irrigation system and rainwater harvesting systems every 500 m. 

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